[802SEC] FW: [new-work] WG Review: Recharter of Mobility EXTensions for IPv6 (mext)
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Subject: [new-work] WG Review: Recharter of Mobility EXTensions for IPv6 (mext)
A modified charter has been submitted for the Mobility EXTensions for IPv6
(mext) working group in the Internet Area of the IETF. The IESG has not
made any determination as yet. The modified charter is provided below for
informational purposes only. Please send your comments to the IESG
mailing list (email@example.com) by Tuesday, August 24, 2010.
Mobility EXTensions for IPv6 (mext)
Status: Active Working Group
Last updated: 2010-07-28
Marcelo Bagnulo <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Julien Laganier <email@example.com>
Internet Area Directors:
Ralph Droms <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Jari Arkko <email@example.com>
Internet Area Advisor:
Jari Arkko <firstname.lastname@example.org>
General Discussion: email@example.com
To Subscribe: https://www.ietf.org/mailman/listinfo/mext
Description of Working Group:
Mobile IPv6 specifies routing support which permits an IPv6 host to
continue using its home address as it moves around the Internet,
enabling continuity of sessions. Mobile IPv6 supports transparency above
the IP layer, including maintenance of active transport level sessions.
In addition, network mobility (NEMO) mechanisms built on top of Mobile
IPv6 allow managing the mobility of an entire network, as it changes its
point of attachment to the Internet. The base specifications consist of:
o RFC 3775 (Mobile IPv6)
o RFC 3963 (NEMO)
o RFC 4877 (Mobile IPv6 Operation with IKEv2)
o RFC 5555 (Dual Stack Mobile IPv6)
o RFC 5648 (Multiple Care-of Addresses Registration)
o RFC 5846 (Binding Revocation)
o RFC-to-be (Flow Binding Policy Transport and Flow Binding Policy
The MEXT Working Group continues the work of the former MIP6, NEMO, and
MONAMI6 Working Groups.
The primary goal of MEXT will be to enhance base IPv6 mobility by
continuing work on developments that are required for wide-scale
deployments and specific deployment scenarios. Additionally, the working
group will ensure that any issues identified by implementation and
interoperability experience are addressed, and that the base
specifications are maintained. The group will also produce informational
documentation, such as design rationale documents or description of
specific issues within the protocol.
The MEXT WG will also explore experimental alternative security
mechanisms. The security mechanism specified in the existing standard
track RFCs (RFC3775bis, RFC4877) remains the mandatory to implement
mechanism that guarantees interoperability between different
implementations. The MEXT WG is chartered to deliver one or more
experimental alternative mechanisms. All the alternative solutions will
be published as experimental RFCs.
In addition, the working group will bring to completion earlier work on
prefix delegation for NEMO, RADIUS support for Mobile IPv6, Mobile IPv6
operation with firewalls, and home agent reliability specifications.
Work items related to base specification maintenance include:
Create and maintain issue lists that are generated on the basis of
implementation and interoperability experience. Address specific issues
with specific updates or revisions of the base specification. One
specific area of concern that should be analyzed and addressed relates
to multilink subnets.
Goals and Milestones:
Dec 2010 Submit the final doc on Prefix Delegation for NEMO to the
IESG, for Proposed Standard
Jun 2008 Submit the I-D 'RADIUS Mobile IPv6 Support' to IESG for
publication as a proposed standard.
Jan 2010 Submit I-D 'Mobile IPv6 Operation with Firewalls' to IESG
for publication as Informational.
Dec 2010 Submit I-D(s) related to specific updates and corrections
of RFC 3775 to IESG for publication as Proposed Standard.
Jan 2011 Submit I-D 'Home agent reliability' to IESG for publication
as a Proposed Standard.
Aug 2011 Submit I-Ds on alternative security mechanisms to the IESG
for publication as experimental
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